Corn = Maíz =

Photo: Maíces biodiversidad y cultura (Museo Cabañas), Guadalajara Maíz, also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by Indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. CelebrationsSeptiembre = September: Mes de Maíz (Corn Month) (Mexico) September 29 Día Nacional del Maíz (Mexico) Translating: CornSpanish: MaízAyöök: Tëëmt (Seed) Features Planeta.com

Cabo Pulmo National Park

Photo: Arrecifes coralinos del Parque Nacional Cabo Pulmo Mexico – Cabo Pulmo is a national marine park on the east coast of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, Pulmo Point to Los Frailes Cape, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) north of Cabo San Lucas. The coral reef in Cabo Pulmo Bay is one of the few reef areas …

Tepic, Nayarit

Photo: Christian Frausto Bernal, Vista desde la caja de agua en el cerro de las antenas Tepic (elevation: 900 meters or 2,950 feet) is one of Mexico’s most magical cities and one of its cleanest. As a travel hub, it’s hard to miss if you’re visiting the Pacific coast. It’s the bustling state capital of …

Mexico Links

Mexico flag Links related to Mexico in a mostly random fashion: HeadlinesAMLO Is Fighting to Make Mexico’s Energy a Public Resource – @KurtHackbarth @jacobinmagPower and Spectacle on Mexico’s Southern Border – NACLAMexican President López Obrador tests positive for coronavirusHistoria del desagüe del Valle de México – El UniversalUsing Billions in Government Cash, Mexico Controls News …

Sonora

Photo: Pinacate Biosphere Reserve Sonora is located in Northwest Mexico, bordered by the states of Chihuahua to the east, Baja California to the northwest and Sinaloa to the south. To the north, it shares the U.S.–Mexico border with the states of Arizona and New Mexico, and on the west has a significant share of the …

Querétaro

Photo: Angélica Portales, Stone Dog Querétaro is located in North-Central Mexico, in a region known as Bajío. It is bordered by the states of San Luis Potosí to the north, Guanajuato to the west, Hidalgo to the east, Estado de México to the southeast, and Michoacán to the southwest. The state capital is Santiago de …

Benito Juárez

Photo: Guelatao Mexico commemorates Benito Juárez with a federal holiday on the third Monday of March. His birthday is March 21. A Zapotec, Juárez is the only full-blooded Indigenous leader to serve as President of Mexico. His name is used frequently throughout the country, from the state university Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez to Mexico City’s …

Baja Links

Seals of Baja California and Baja California Sur This page features links related to the Baja California Peninsula, presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesConoce los pueblos originarios de Baja California a través de su ecoturismo – @TJ_NoticiasLongtime Baja ecotourism operator and conservationist dies at 75Tim Means, Baja California ecotourism pioneer, dies at the age of …

Puerto Escondido

Photo: Kyle Pearce, Sunset at Playa Zicatela Puerto Escondido is a picturesque retreat on Oaxaca’s Pacific Coast. A 19th-century shipping point for coffee plantations and later ‘discovered’ by surfers in the 1970s, Puerto Escondido is a relatively new town. The town’s official founding dates to 1928 when it took its names from rocks in the …